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Jay and Sara Baumgartner join Keller Williams in New Berlin

In 2017, while with Shorewest Realtors, they sold nearly 50 homes for approximately $12 million in sales.

By - Sep 12th, 2018 08:20 am
Sara Baumgartner, Jay Baumgartner & Julie Baumgartner. Photo courtesy of Keller Williams Realty, Inc.

Sara Baumgartner, Jay Baumgartner & Julie Baumgartner. Photo courtesy of Keller Williams Realty, Inc.

NEW BERLIN, Wis. (Sept. 12, 2018) – Jay and Sara Baumgartner, one of the country’s top-producing real estate teams, has joined the Keller Williams team at the company’s Milwaukee Southwest market center.

Since joining Keller Williams on August 10, The Baumgartner Group has taken six new listings and received six new accepted offers. In 2017, while with Shorewest Realtors, they sold nearly 50 homes for approximately $12 million in sales. They are in the Top 1 percent of all Metro-Milwaukee MLS Realtors and also in the Top 1 percent nationally. Their career sales exceed $350 million and 1,550 units.

“We’re excited to have the Baumgartners as part of the Keller Williams family,” said Scott Klaas, operating principal of Keller Williams Milwaukee Southwest. “They were the first people we reached out to when initially starting up the office and are beyond thrilled to now be in business with them.  Their experience, local knowledge and reputation are second to none.  This is truly a win-win relationship!”

Jay and Sara have been selling real estate for 17 years. Jay is a graduate of UW-Madison and Sara is a graduate of UW-Milwaukee. Jay’s mom, Julie, sold for more than 35 years before retiring in 2008 but remains active in an advisory role. Together, they run a family business that has been around for more than 40 years.

“We just wrapped up our first month with KW and we could not be more excited,” said Jay Baumgartner, Co-Owner, The Baumgartner Group.  “This company and this office has such a unique and visionary perspective on where the industry is heading and we are thrilled to be a part of it. With a fresh energy and a forward-thinking platform to work off of, we are confident we have aligned our business with the right partner to offer the very best technology, marketing and service to our clients and customers.”

Keller Williams has made an impact on the real estate industry. In 2017, Keller Williams was nominated into Training magazine’s “Hall of Fame” as it has continually been rated as the top training company across all industries, garnering the No. 1 rank in five out of the last six years.

The Keller Williams Milwaukee Southwest market center, located at 3830 S. Moorland Road in New Berlin, Wisconsin, was established in 2015 and has 110 associates. Keller Williams Milwaukee Southwest is currently in the top-three, most profitable launching offices in the country and continues to gain marketshare. They are the second biggest office in the county by agent count after just over three years.

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About Keller Williams Realty, Inc. 
Austin, Texas-based Keller Williams, the world’s largest real estate franchise by agent count, has more than 950 offices and 181,000 associates. The franchise is No. 1 in units and sales volume in the United States. In 2018, Training magazine inducted Keller Williams into its Hall of Fame of top training organizations across all industries in the world.

Since 1983, Keller Williams has grown exponentially and continues to cultivate an agent-centric, education-based, technology-driven culture that rewards agents as stakeholders. The company also provides specialized agents in luxury homes, commercial, and land properties.

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